THE SUMMER 2021
MASTER CLASS SERIES
For Elite Students
FROM June 21 - August 23 (10 SESSIONS)
With WGM Irina Levitina
The Master Level and Future Masters programs are designed for talented competitors looking to take their game to the next level.
WGM Irina Levitina teaches a 10 session class to students with USCF/FIDE Ratings of 1500, or higher.
WGM Irina Levitina
Besides being one of the co-founders of International Chess Academy (ICA), Woman GrandMaster (WGM) Levitina is both a Chess and Bridge player of the highest skill level.
In her native Russia, WGM Levitina won the title of Soviet Women's Chess Championship four times, in 1971, 1978, 1979, and 1981 and was World Championship Candidate in 1984. After immigrating to the US in 1990, she earned the title of U.S. Women's Champion three times, in 1991, 1992, and 1993.
Levitina's accomplishments in Bridge are just as impressive. Having won five World Bridge Championships, she has also been a part of two World-Champion USA women teams.
MASTER CLASS with WGM Levitina (10 sessions on MONDAYS, 5:00 - 6:30PM)
For students with USCF/FIDE rating of 1500, or higher
Examination of positional play. Extensive tactical training. Endgame.
Weekly lesson material and home work are provided in Chess Base format.
Students have to bring the games from recent tournaments for in class analysis
2021 SUMMER CHECK OUT: SUMMER GM CAMP WITH
GM ALEX STRIPUNSKY!
GM Alex Stripunsky is recognized as one of America's Elite Grandmasters. He served as a trainer for the historic 2004 Women Olympiad Training Squad and has been a Women’s Olympian Team Coach. In 2005 he became a US Co-Champion, suffering just one loss to Hikaru Nakamura in the playoff match.
Stripunsky has coached many top young chess players in the United States, including Parker Zhao and Jake Kleiman, while continuing to compete and win tournaments himself at the Manhattan Open (2014), Continental Open (2008, 2018, 2014), Atlantic Open (2014), National Congress (2010) and Philadelphia Open (2010).